senate Bill S8681

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing for taxpayer gifts for Lyme and tick-borne diseases education, research and prevention and establishing the Lyme and tick-borne diseases education, research and prevention fund

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 06, 2020 referred to rules

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S8681 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§209-N & 630-i, Tax L; add §95-j, St Fin L

S8681 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for taxpayer gifts for Lyme and tick-borne diseases education, research and prevention and establishes the Lyme and tick-borne diseases education, research and prevention fund.

S8681 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8681 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8681

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the tax law and the state finance law,  in  relation  to
  providing  for  taxpayer gifts for Lyme and tick-borne diseases educa-
  tion, research and prevention and establishing the Lyme and tick-borne
  diseases education, research and prevention fund

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  tax  law is amended by adding a new section 209-N to
read as follows:
  § 209-N. GIFT FOR LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND
PREVENTION. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON  OR  AFTER  JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, A TAXPAYER IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT TO
CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUPPORT OF THE LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION,
RESEARCH AND PREVENTION. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY WHOLE  DOLLAR
AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY SUCH TAXPAY-
ER.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  INCLUDE SPACE ON THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX
RETURN TO ENABLE A TAXPAYER TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION.   NOTWITHSTANDING
ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  ALL REVENUES COLLECTED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION,
RESEARCH AND PREVENTION FUND AND SHALL ONLY BE USED FOR  THOSE  PURPOSES
ENUMERATED IN SECTION NINETY-FIVE-J OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW.
  §  2.  The tax law is amended by adding a new section 630-i to read as
follows:
  § 630-I. GIFT FOR LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND
PREVENTION. EFFECTIVE FOR ANY TAX YEAR COMMENCING ON  OR  AFTER  JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, AN INDIVIDUAL IN ANY TAXABLE YEAR MAY ELECT
TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SUPPORT OF THE LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASES  EDUCA-
TION,  RESEARCH  AND  PREVENTION FUND. SUCH CONTRIBUTION SHALL BE IN ANY
WHOLE DOLLAR AMOUNT AND SHALL NOT REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF STATE TAX OWED BY
SUCH INDIVIDUAL. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL INCLUDE SPACE  ON  THE  PERSONAL
INCOME  TAX  RETURN  TO  ENABLE  A  TAXPAYER  TO MAKE SUCH CONTRIBUTION.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,  ALL  REVENUES  COLLECTED
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE LYME AND TICK-BORNE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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